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America's History: Concise Edition, Combined Volume

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  • Copyright: 2017-08-15
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Summary

Known for its clear, insightful analytical narrative and balanced approach, America’s History, Concise Edition is a brief, affordable text that brings America’s diverse past to life. The Concise Edition features the full narrative of the parent text, select images and maps, built-in primary sources and skills-based pedagogy that gives students practice in thinking historically. Enhanced with a wealth of digital content in LaunchPad, the ninth edition provides easily assignable options for instructors and novel ways for students to master the content. Integrated with LearningCurve's, an adaptive online resource that helps students retain the material and come to class prepared.

Table of Contents

Volume 1 includes Chapters 1-15
Volume 2 includes Chapters 14-30



NOTE: LaunchPad material that does not appear in the print book – including guided reading exercises, source feature quizzes, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, summative quizzes, all of the documents from the companion reader – has been labeled on this table of contents as shown. Each chapter in LaunchPad also comes with a wealth of additional documents, videos, key terms flashcards, map quizzes, and much more, all of which can be easily integrated and assigned.


Preface


Versions and Supplements


Brief Contents


Contents


Maps, Figures, and Tables



Part 1: ?Transformations of North America, 1491–1700



Documents from Sources for America’s History, Part 1 LaunchPad


Document P1-1: Meal of Maize and Beans, the Sixth Month of the Aztec Solar Calendar (c. 1585)


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Document P1-2: THEODORE DE BRY, The Natives of Florida Worship the Column Erected by Commander on His First Voyage (1591)


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Document P1-3: THOMAS MORTON, Manners and Customs of the Indians (of New England) (1637)


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Document P1-4: THOMAS PHILLIPS, A Journal of a Voyage Made in the Hannibal (1693–1694)


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Document P1-5: RICHARD HAKLUYT, A Discourse of Western Planting (1584)


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1. Colliding Worlds, 1491–1600


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Native American Experience


The First Americans


American Empires


Chiefdoms and Confederacies


Patterns of Trade


Sacred Power


Western Europe: The Edge of the Old World


Hierarchy and Authority


Peasant Society


Expanding Trade Networks


Myths, Religions, and Holy Warriors


West and Central Africa: Origins of the Atlantic Slave Trade


Empires, Kingdoms, and Ministates


Trans-Saharan and Coastal Trade


The Spirit World


Exploration and Conquest


Portuguese Expansion


The African Slave Trade


Sixteenth-Century Incursions


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Altered Landscapes


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Thinking Like a Historian Colliding Cultures


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Interpretations How Connected Were Native American Communities Before 1492?


Quiz for Interpretations LaunchPad


Analyzing Voices A Spanish Priest Criticizes His Fellow Colonists LaunchPad


Quiz for Analyzing Voices LaunchPad


Summative Quiz LaunchPad



1. Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 1 LaunchPad
Document 1-1: THOMAS HARIOT, A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia (1588)


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Document 1-2: De Soto Encounters Incans in Peru ARTIST UNKNOWN (SPANISH SCHOOL), Construction of the First Christian Church in San Miguel de Piura, and the Battle of Hernando de Soto with the Indians (1726)


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Document 1-3: CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, Journal of the First Voyage (1492)


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Document 1-4: BARTOLOME DE LAS CASAS, A Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies (1552)


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Document 1-5: COUNCIL OF HUEJOTZINGO, Letter to the King of Spain (1560)


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Document 1-6: BROTHER LUIS BRANDAON, Letter to Father Sandoval (1610)


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2. American Experiments, 1521–1700


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Spain’s Tribute Colonies


A New American World


The Columbian Exchange


The Protestant Challenge to Spain


Plantation Colonies


Brazil’s Sugar Plantations


England’s Tobacco Colonies


The Caribbean Islands


Plantation Life


Neo-European Colonies


New France


New Netherland


The Rise of the Iroquois


New England


Instability, War, and Rebellion


Native American Resistance


Bacon’s Rebellion


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Plantation Colonies Versus Neo-Europes


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Thinking Like a Historian Who Was Pocahontas?


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Interpretations What Role Did Climate Play in American Colonization?


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Analyzing Voices ?Susanna Martin, Accused Witch LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad



Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 2 LaunchPad
Document 2-1: Testimony of Acoma Indians (1599)


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Document 2-2: JOHN WINTHROP, A Model of Christian Charity (1630)


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Document 2-3: CARELl ALLARD, English Quakers Planting Tobacco on Barbados (1680)


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Document 2-4: Maryland Act of Religious Toleration (1649)


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Document 2-5: EDMUND WHITE, Letter to Joseph Morton (1687)


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Document 2-6: REV. FATHER LOUIS CELLOT, Letter to Father François Le Mercier (1656)


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Part 2: ?British North America and the Atlantic World, 1607–1763



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Document P2-1: OLAUDAH EQUIANO, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself (1794)


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Document P2-2: Letter from Christen Janzen to His Family (1711)


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Document P2-3: The Vain Prodigal Life and Tragical Penitent Death of Thomas Hellier (1680)


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Document P2-4 : GREGOIRE HURET, The Death of Some Jesuit Fathers in Nouvelle-France (1664)


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Document P2-5: Journal of James Kenny (1761–1763)


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3. The British Atlantic World, 1607–1750


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Colonies to Empire, 1607–1713


Self-Governing Colonies and New Elites, 1607–1660


The Restoration Colonies and Imperial Expansion


From Mercantilism to Imperial Dominion


The Glorious Revolution in England and America


Imperial Wars and Native Peoples


Tribalization


Indian Goals


The Imperial Slave Economy


The South Atlantic System


Africa, Africans, and the Slave Trade


Slavery in the Chesapeake and South Carolina


An African American Community Emerges


The Rise of the Southern Gentry


The Northern Maritime Economy


The Urban Economy


Urban Society


The New Politics of Empire, 1713–1750


The Rise of Colonial Assemblies


Salutary Neglect


Protecting the Mercantile System


Mercantilism and the American Colonies


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Olaudah Equiano: The Brutal "Middle Passage"


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Thinking Like a Historian Servitude and Slavery


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Interpretations Why Did Americans Adopt Slavery?


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Analyzing Voices Native Americans and European Empires LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 3 LaunchPad


Document 3-1: At the Town-House in Boston: April 18th, 1689. A Letter to Sir Edmond Andros Knight (1689)


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Document 3-2: CANASSATEGO, Papers Relating to an Act of the Assembly of the Province of New York (1742)


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Document 3-3: THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGINIA, An Act for Suppressing Outlying Slaves (1691)


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Document 3-4: WILLIAM BYRD II, Diary Entries (1709–1712)


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Document 3-5: JOHN BARNARD, The Autobiography of the Rev. John Barnard (1766)


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Document 3-6: LORD CORNBURY, Letter to the Lords of Trade (1704)


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4. Growth, Diversity, and Conflict, 1720–1763


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


New England’s Freehold Society


Farm Families: Women in the Household Economy


Farm Property: Inheritance


Freehold Society in Crisis


Diversity in the Middle Colonies


Economic Growth, Opportunity, and Conflict


Cultural Diversity


Religion and Politics


Commerce, Culture, and Identity


Transportation and the Print Revolution


The Enlightenment in America


American Pietism and the Great Awakening


Religious Upheaval in the North


Social and Religious Conflict in the South


The Midcentury Challenge: War, Trade, and Social Conflict, 1750–1765


The French and Indian War


The Great War for Empire


British Industrial Growth and the Consumer Revolution


The Struggle for Land in the East


Western Rebels and Regulators


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Transatlantic Migration, 1500–1760


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Thinking Like a Historian Women’s Labor


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Interpretations Did Diversity Lead to Toleration?


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Analyzing Voices Evangelical Religion and Enlightenment Rationalism LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 4 LaunchPad


Document 4-1: Benjamin Franklin’s Experiments with Electricity (Turned into an 18th Century Parlor Game) (c. 18th century)


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Document 4-2: SARAH OSBORN, Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Sarah Osborn (1814)


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Document 4-3: CHARLES WOODMASON, Journal (1766–1768)


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Document 4-4: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Albany Plan of Union (1754)


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Document 4-5: State of the British and French Colonies in North America (1755)


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Document 4-6: Petition from the Inhabitants of Orange County, North Carolina (1770)


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Part 3: ?Revolution and Republican Culture, 1754–1800



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Document P3-1: RICHARD ALLEN, Eulogy for Washington (1799)


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Document P3-2: J. HECTOR ST. JOHN DE CRÈVECOEUR, Letters from an American Farmer (1782)


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Document P3-3: JUDITH SARGENT MURRAY, On the Equality of the Sexes (1790)


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Document P3-4: George Washington’s Farewell Address (1796)


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Document P3-5: EDWARD SAVAGE, Liberty. In the Form of the Goddess of Youth, Giving Support to the Bald Eagle (1796)


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5. The Problem of Empire, 1754–1776


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


An Empire Transformed


The Costs of Empire


George Grenville and the Reform Impulse


An Open Challenge: The Stamp Act


The Dynamics of Rebellion, 1765–1770


Formal Protests and the Politics of the Crowd


The Ideological Roots of Resistance


Another Kind of Freedom


Parliament and Patriots Square Off Again


The Problem of the West


Parliament Wavers


The Road to Independence, 1771–1776


A Compromise Repudiated


The Continental Congress Responds


The Rising of the Countryside


Loyalists and Neutrals


Violence East and West


Lord Dunmore’s War


Armed Resistance in Massachusetts


The Second Continental Congress Organizes for War


Thomas Paine’s Common Sense


Independence Declared


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Britain’s Atlantic and Asian Empires


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Thinking Like a Historian Beyond the Proclamation Line


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Interpretations Did British Administrators Try to Protect or Exploit Native Americans?


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Analyzing Voices The Debate over Representation and Sovereignty LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 5 LaunchPad


Document 5-1: RICHARD BLAND, Inquiry into the Rights of the British Colonies (1766)


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Document 5-2: STAMP ACT CONGRESS, Declaration of Rights (1765)


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Document 5-3: PETER OLIVER, Origin and Progress of the American Rebellion (1781)


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Document 5-4: A Protest by the Worcester, Massachusetts, Selectmen (1774)


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Document 5-5: THOMAS HUTCHINSON, Letter to Thomas Whately (1769)


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Document 5-6: THOMAS PAINE, Common Sense (1776)


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6. Making War and Republican Governments, 1776–1789


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Trials of War, 1776–1778


War in the North


Armies and Strategies


Victory at Saratoga


The Perils of War


Financial Crisis


Valley Forge


The Path to Victory, 1778–1783


The French Alliance


War in the South


The Patriot Advantage


Diplomatic Triumph


Creating Republican Institutions, 1776–1787


The State Constitutions: How Much Democracy?


Women Seek a Public Voice


The War’s Losers: Loyalists, Native Americans, and Slaves


The Articles of Confederation


Shays’s Rebellion


The Constitution of 1787


The Rise of a Nationalist Faction


The Philadelphia Convention


The People Debate Ratification


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context China’s Growing Empire


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Thinking Like a Historian The Black Soldier’s Dilemma


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Interpretations Was the Constitution Necessary?


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Analyzing Voices The First National Debate over Slavery LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 6 LaunchPad


Document 6-1: Instructions to the Delegates from Mecklenburg to the Provincial Congress at Halifax in November (1776)


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Document 6-2: ABIGAIL AND JOHN ADAMS, Correspondence (1776)


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Document 6-3: PRINCE HALL, Petition for Freedom to the Massachusetts Council and the House of Representatives (1777)


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Document 6-4: JAMES PEALE, General George Washington at Yorktown (c. 1782)


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Document 6-5: DANIEL GRAY, Address to the People of Several Towns (1786)


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Document 6-6: JAMES MADISON, Federalist No. 10 and Federalist No. 51 (1787)


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7. Hammering Out a Federal Republic, 1787–1820


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Political Crisis of the 1790s


The Federalists Implement the Constitution


Hamilton’s Financial Program


Jefferson’s Agrarian Vision


The French Revolution Divides Americans


The Rise of Political Parties


A Republican Empire Is Born


Sham Treaties and Indian Lands


Migration and the Changing Farm Economy


The Jefferson Presidency


Jefferson and the West


The War of 1812 and the Transformation of Politics


Conflict in the Atlantic and the West


The War of 1812


The Federalist Legacy


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Haitian Revolution and the Problem of Race


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Thinking Like a Historian The Social Life of Alcohol


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Interpretations Did Hamilton’s Economic System Endanger the Legacy of the Revolution?


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Analyzing Voices Factional Politics and the War of 1812 LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 7 LaunchPad


Document 7-1: ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Letter to Edward Carrington (1792)


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Document 7-2: THOMAS JEFFERSON, Notes on the State of Virginia (1781)


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Document 7-3: THE PROVIDENTIAL DETECTION (c. 1790s)


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Document 7-4: THE PANOPLIST AND MISSIONARY HERALD, Retrograde Movement of National Character (1818)


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Document 7-5: TECUMSEH, "Sleep Not Longer, O’ Choctaws and Chickasaws" (1811)


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Document 7-6: Report of the Hartford Convention (1815)


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Part 4: ?Overlapping Revolutions, 1800–1848



Documents from Sources for America’s History, Part 4 LaunchPad


Document P4-1: Process of Excavation, Erie Canal, Lockport (c. 1820s)


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Document P4-2: JOSEPH STORY, Address Delivered on the Dedication of the Cemetery at Mount Auburn (1831)


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Document P4-3: EMMELINE B. WELLS, Diary (1846)


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Document P4-4: GEORGE CAITLIN, Letters and Notes (1841) and Wi-jun-jon, Pigeon’s Egg Head (The Light) Going to and Returning from Washington (c. 1837-1839)


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Document P4-5: ALBERT BRISBANE, A Concise Exposition of the Doctrine of Association (1843)


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8. Economic Transformations, 1800–1848


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


Foundations of a New Economic Order


Credit and Banking


Transportation and the Market Revolution


The Cotton Complex: Northern Industry and Southern Agriculture


The American Industrial Revolution


Origins of the Cotton South


The Cotton Boom and Slavery


Technological Innovation and Labor


The Spread of Innovation


Wageworkers and the Labor Movement


The Growth of Cities and Towns


New Social Classes and Cultures


Planters, Yeomen, and Slaves


The Northern Business Elite


The Middle Class


Urban Workers and the Poor


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Fate of the American and Indian Textile Industries


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Thinking Like a Historian The Entrepreneur and the Community


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Interpretations Did the Market Revolution Expand Opportunities for Women?


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Analyzing Voices The Debate over Free and Slave Labor LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 8 LaunchPad


Document 8-1: J. HILL, Junction of Erie and Northern Canal (c. 1830–1832)


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Document 8-2: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Home Influence (1813)


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Document 8-3: LUCY LARCOM, Among Lowell Mill-Girls: A Reminiscence (1881)


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Document 8-4: Ethan Andrews, Slavery and the Domestic Slave-Trade (1836)


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Document 8-5: Ely moore, Address Delivered Before the General Trades’ Union of the City of New-York (1833)


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9. A Democratic Revolution, 1800–1848


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Rise of Popular Politics


The Decline of the Notables and the Rise of Parties


Racial Exclusion and Republican Motherhood


The Missouri Crisis, 1819–1821


The Election of 1824


The Last Notable President: John Quincy Adams


"The Democracy" and the Election of 1828


Jackson in Power, 1829–1837


Jackson’s Agenda: Rotation and Decentralization


The Tariff and Nullification


The Bank War


Indian Removal


Jackson’s Impact


Class, Culture, and the Second Party System


The Whig Worldview


Labor Politics and the Depression of 1837–1843


"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too!"


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Alexis de Tocqueville: Letter to Louis de Kergorlay, June 29, 1831


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Thinking Like a Historian Becoming Literate: Public Education and Democracy


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Interpretations Was Indian Removal Humanitarian or Racist?


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Analyzing Voices The Character and Goals of Andrew Jackson LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 9 LaunchPad


Document 9-1: MARTIN VAN BUREN, The Autobiography of Martin Van Buren (1854)


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Document 9-2: FITZWILLIAM BYRDSALL, The History of the Loco-Foco or Equal Rights Party (1842)


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Document 9-3: ANDREW JACKSON, Veto Message Regarding the Bank of the United States (1832)


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Document 9-4: Henry Clay, Speech on the Presidential Election (1840)


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Document 9-5: Capitol Fashions for 1837 (1837)


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Document 9-6: CHEROKEE WOMEN, Petition (1821 [1831?])


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10. Religion, Reform, and Culture, 1820–1848


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Spiritual Awakenings


The Second Great Awakening


Ralph Waldo Emerson and Transcendentalism


Utopian Experiments


Urban Cultures and Conflicts


Sex in the City


Popular Fiction and the Penny Press


Urban Entertainments


African Americans and the Struggle for Freedom


Free Black Communities, North and South


The Rise of Abolitionism


The Women’s Rights Movement


Origins of the Women’s Rights Movement


From Antislavery to Seneca Falls


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Women’s Rights in France and the United States, 1848


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Thinking Like a Historian Dance and Social Identity in Antebellum America


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Interpretations What Motivated Antebellum Reformers?


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Analyzing Voices Saving the Nation from Drink LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 10 LaunchPad


Document 10-1: MARGARET FULLER, Woman in the Nineteenth Century (1845)


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Document 10-2: JOSEPH SMITH, History of Joseph Smith, the Prophet (c. 1830s)


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Document 10-3: Advertisement for the American Museum (1845)


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Document 10-4: SARAH GRIMKÉ, Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Woman (1837)


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Document 10-5: DAVID WALKER, Preamble to Walker’s Appeal in Four Articles (1830)


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Document 10-6: CALVIN COLTON, Abolition a Sedition (1839)


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11. Imperial Ambitions, 1820–1848 ?


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


The Expanding South


Planters, Small Freeholders, and Poor Freemen


The Settlement of Texas


The Politics of Democracy


The African American World


Evangelical Black Protestantism


Forging Families and Communities


Negotiating Rights


Manifest Destiny, North and South


The Push to the Pacific


The Plains Indians


The Fateful Election of 1844


The U.S.-Mexico War, 1846–1848


The "War of a Thousand Deserts"


Polk’s Expansionist Program


American Military Successes


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Financing War


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Thinking Like a Historian Childhood in Black and White


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Interpretations What Explains American Enthusiasm for Manifest Destiny?


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Analyzing Voices The U.S.-Mexico War: Expansion and Slavery LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 11 LaunchPad


Document 11-1: SUSAN DABNEY SMEDES, Memorials of a Southern Planter (1887)


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Document 11-2: Slave Songs of the United States (1867) and Slaves Dance to Their Own Music on a Southern Plantation (c. 1852)


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Document 11-3: LANSFORD HASTINGS, The Emigrant’s Guide to Oregon and California (1845)


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Document 11-4: JOHN D. SLOAT, To the Inhabitants of California (1846) and GENERAL FRANCISCO MEJIA, A Proclamation at Matamoros (1846)


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Document 11-5: Richard Doyle, The Land of Liberty (1847)


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Part 5: Consolidating a Continental Union, 1844–1877



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Document P5-1: ELIZABETH CADY STANTON, Declaration of Rights and Sentiments (1848)


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Document P5-2: STATUTES OF CALIFORNIA, An Act for the Government and Protection of Indians (1850)


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Document P5-3: SAMUEL F. B. MORSE, Foreign Conspiracy Against the Liberties of the United States (1855)


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Document P5-4: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Cooper Union Address (1860)


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Document P5-5: ALEXANDER STEPHENS, "Cornerstone" Speech (1861)


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Document P5-6: THOMAS NAST, "This is a White Man’s Government" (1868)


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12. Sectional Conflict and Crisis, 1844–1860


Guided Reading Exercise LaunchPad


A Divisive War, 1844–1850


"Free Soil" in Politics


California Gold and Racial Warfare


1850: Crisis and Compromise


The End of the Second Party System, 1850–1858


The Abolitionist Movement Grows


The Whig Party’s Demise


Immigrants and Know-Nothings


The West and the Fate of the Union


Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Triumph, 1858–1860


Lincoln’s Political Career


The Union Under Siege


The Election of 1860


Secession Winter, 1860–1861


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Gold Rush: California and Australia


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Thinking Like a Historian The Irish in America


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Interpretations Did Slavery Have a Future in the West?


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Analyzing Voices To Secede or Not to Secede? LaunchPad


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Summative Quiz LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 12 LaunchPad


Document 12-1: Susan Shelby Magoffin, Diary (1846)


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Document 12-2: John l. Magee, Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler (1856)


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Document 12-3: JOHN C. CALHOUN, Speech on the Slavery Question (1850)


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Document 12-4: CHARLES SUMNER, The Crime of Kansas (1856)


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Document 12-5: Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)


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Document 12-6: KEZIAH GOODWIN HOPKINS BREVARD, Diary (1860–1861)


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13. Bloody Ground: The Civil War, 1861–1865


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The War Begins, 1861–1862


Early Expectations


Campaigns East and West


Antietam and Its Consequences


Toward "Hard War," 1863


Politics North and South


The Impact of Emancipation


Citizens and the Work of War


Vicksburg and Gettysburg


The Road to Union Victory, 1864–1865


Grant and Sherman Take Command


The Election of 1864 and Sherman’s March


The Confederacy Collapses


The World the War Made


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context War Debt: Britain and the United States, 1830–1900


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Thinking Like a Historian Military Deaths — and Lives Saved — During the Civil War


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Interpretations How Divided Was the Confederate Public?


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Analyzing Voices These Honored Dead LaunchPad


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Document 13-1: Sowing and Reaping (1863)


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Document 13-2: Ambrose Bierce, What I Saw of Shiloh (1881)


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Document 13-3: CORNELIA HANCOCK, Letters of a Civil War Nurse (1863)


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Document 13-4: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Emancipation Proclamation (1863) and JEFFERSON DAVIS, President’s Message (1863)


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Document 13-5: HARRY SMITH, Fifty Years of Slavery (1891)


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Document 13-6: WILLIAM T. SHERMAN, Special Field Order No. 15 (1865)


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14. Reconstruction, 1865–1877


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The Struggle for National Reconstruction


Presidential Approaches: From Lincoln to Johnson


Congress Versus the President


Radical Reconstruction


Women’s Rights Denied


The Meaning of Freedom


The Quest for Land


Republican Governments in the South


Building Black Communities


The Undoing of Reconstruction


The Republicans Unravel


Counterrevolution in the South


Reconstruction Rolled Back


The Political Crisis of 1877


Lasting Legacies


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context Labor Laws After Emancipation: Haiti and the United States


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Thinking Like a Historian The South’s "Lost Cause"


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Interpretations How Free Were Freedwomen in Reconstruction?


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Analyzing Voices The Impact of Terror LaunchPad


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Document 14-1: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Last Public Address (1865)


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Document 14-2: BETTY POWERS, Federal Writers’ Project Interview (c. 1936)


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Document 14-3: FRANCES BUTLER LEIGH, Letter to a Friend in England (1867)


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Document 14-4: CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS JR., The Protection of the Ballot in National Elections (1869)


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Document 14-5: THOMAS NAST, Colored Rule in a Reconstructed State (1874)


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Document 14-6: ROBERT BROWNE ELLIOTT, Speech to Congress (1874)


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15. Conquering a Continent, 1860–1890


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The Republican Vision


The New Union and the World


Integrating the National Economy


Incorporating the West


Mining Empires


Cattlemen on the Plains


Homesteaders


The First National Park


A Harvest of Blood: Native Peoples Dispossessed


The Civil War and Indians on the Plains


Grant’s Peace Policy


The End of Armed Resistance


Strategies of Survival


Western Myths and Realities


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context The Santa Fe Railroad in Mexico and the United States


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Thinking Like a Historian Representing Indians


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Interpretations What Factors Motivated America’s Indian Policies?


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Analyzing Voices Women’s Rights in the West LaunchPad


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Document 15-1: Indian Territory, That Garden of the World (c. 1880)


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Document 15-2: CURRIER & IVES, Across the Continent (1868)


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Document 15-3: J. WRIGHT MOOAR, Buffalo Days (1933)


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Document 15-4: FRANCIS A. WALKER, Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs (1872)


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Document 15-5: MOURNING DOVE, A Salishan Autobiography (1990)


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Part 6: ?Industrializing America: Upheavals and Experiments, 1877–1917



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Document P6-1: William Graham Sumner, What Social Classes Owe to Each Other (1883)


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Document P6-2: WALTER RAUSCHENBUSCH , Christianity and the Social Crisis (1907)


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Document P6-3: Caroline Ticknor, The Steel-Engraving Lady and the Gibson Girl (1901)


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Document P6-4: Franz Boas, The Mind of Primitive Man (1911)


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Document P6-5: MARCEL DUCHAMP, Nude Descending a Staircase (1912) and J. F. GRISWOLD, "The Rude Descending a Staircase (Rush Hour at the Subway) (1913)


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Document P6-6: Carlos Montezuma, What Indians Must Do (1914)


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16. Industrial America: Corporations and Conflicts, 1877–1910


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The Rise of Big Business


Innovators in Enterprise


The Corporate Workplace


On the Shop Floor


Immigrants, East and West


Newcomers from Europe


Asian Americans and Exclusion


Labor Gets Organized


The Emergence of a Labor Movement


The Knights of Labor


Farmers and Workers: The Cooperative Alliance


Another Path: The American Federation of Labor


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context Emigrants and Destinations, 1881–1915


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Thinking Like a Historian Poverty and Food


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Interpretations How Modern Were Late-Nineteenth-Century Corporations?


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Analyzing Voices Jewish Immigrants in the Industrial Economy LaunchPad


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Document 16-1: Andrew Carnegie, Wealth (1889)


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Document 16-2: Terence Powderly, Thirty Years of Labor (1889)


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Document 16-3: Antanas Kaztauskis, Life Story of a Lithuanian (c. 1906)


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Document 16-4: Chinese Exclusion Act (1882)


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Document 16-5: Joseph Keppler, Looking Backward (1893)


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Document 16-6: Arthur Twining Hadley, The Good and the Evil of Industrial Combination (1897)


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Chapter 17


Making Modern American Culture, 1880–1917


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Science and Faith


Darwinism and Its Critics


Religion: Diversity and Innovation


Realism in the Arts


Commerce and Culture


Consumer Spaces


Masculinity and the Rise of Sports


The Great Outdoors


Women, Men, and the Solitude of Self


Changing Families


Education


Toward Women’s Emancipation


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context Christianity in the United States and Japan


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Thinking Like a Historian WCTU Women "Do Everything"


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Interpretations Was Professional Baseball a National Pastime or a Business Monopoly?


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Analyzing Voices William Graham Sumner and W. E. B. Du Bois on Heredity and Success LaunchPad


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Document 17-1: Theodore Roosevelt, Professionalism in Sports (1890)


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Document 17-2: FRANCES BENJAMIN JOHNSTON, Children Doing Calisthenics While Sitting at their Desks (c. 1890s)


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Document 17-3: Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant, Educated for What? (1916)


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Document 17-4: THEODORE DREISER, Sister Carrie (1900)


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Document 17-5: Booker T. Washington, Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition Speech (1895)


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Document 17-6: Mary White Ovington, Black and White Sat Down Together: The Reminiscences of an NAACP Founder (1932–1933)


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Chapter 18: "Civilization’s Inferno": The Rise and Reform of Industrial Cities, 1880–1917


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The New Metropolis


The Shape of the Industrial City


Newcomers and Neighborhoods


City Cultures


Governing the Great City


Urban Machines


The Limits of Machine Government


Crucibles of Progressive Reform


Fighting Dirt and Vice


The Movement for Social Settlements


Cities and National Politics


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context The World’s Biggest Cities, 1800–2000


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Thinking Like a Historian Making Mass Media: Newspaper Empires


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Interpretations How Did Urban Progressive Reformers Approach Environmentalism?


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Analyzing Voices "These Dead Bodies Were the Answer": The Triangle Fire LaunchPad


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Document 18-1: Luna Park at Night (c. 1913)


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Document 18-2: Jane Addams, Why the Ward Boss Rules (1898)


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Document 18-3: Marie Ganz and Nat J. Ferber, Rebels: Into Anarchy, and Out Again (1920)


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Document 18-4: NEW YORK WORLD, New York Negroes Stage Silent Parade of Protest (1916)


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Document 18-5: CHARLES E. HUGHES, Address to the Second Annual Congress of the Playground Association of America (1908)


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Document 18-6: Upton Sinclair, The Jungle (1906)


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19. Whose Government? Politics, Populists, and Progressives, 1880–1917


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Reform Visions, 1880–1892


Electoral Politics After Reconstruction


The Populist Program


The Political Earthquakes of the 1890s


Depression and Reaction


Democrats and the "Solid South"


New National Realities


Reform Reshaped, 1901–1912


Theodore Roosevelt as President


Diverse Progressive Goals


The Election of 1912


Wilson and the New Freedom, 1913–1917


Economic Reforms


Progressive Legacies


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Economic Output and Government Social Spending, 1913


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Thinking Like a Historian Making Modern Presidents


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Interpretations Were the "Gilded Age" and "Progressive Era" Separate Eras?


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Analyzing Voices The Omaha Platform, 1892 LaunchPad


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Document 19-1: Omaha Platform (1892)


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Document 19-2: Frederic Howe, The City: The Hope of Democracy (1909)


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Document 19-3: Josephine Conger-Kaneko, What a Socialist Alderman Would Do (1914)


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Document 19-4: U. S. SUPREME COURT, Muller v. Oregon (1908)


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Document 19-5: Theodore Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress (1907)


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Document 19-6: W. E. B. Du Bois, The Talented Tenth (1903)


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Part 7: ?Domestic and Global Challenges, 1890–1945



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Document P7-1: Citizens Committee of Orchard, Rivington, and East Houston Streets, New York City to William Howard Taft (1912)


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Document P7-2: Horace Kallen, Democracy Versus the Melting Pot (1915)


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Document P7-3: Woman Suffrage in Washington, District of Columbia (c. 1917–1918)


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Document P7-4: W. B. Riley, The Faith of the Fundamentalists (1927)


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Document P7-5: Private Charles F. Wilson to Franklin D. Roosevelt (1944)


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Document P7-6: Luisa Moreno, Caravans of Sorrow (1940)


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20. An Emerging World Power, 1890–1918


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From Expansion to Imperialism


Foundations of Empire


The War of 1898


Spoils of War


A Power Among Powers


The Open Door in Asia


The United States and Latin America


The United States in World War I


From Neutrality to War


"Over There"


War on the Home Front


Catastrophe at Versailles


The Fate of Wilson’s Ideas


Congress Rejects the Treaty


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Human Cost of World War I


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Thinking Like a Historian German Americans in World War I


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Interpretations Was Wilson’s Internationalism Successful?


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Analyzing Voices Debating the Philippines LaunchPad


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Document 20-1: Albert Beveridge, "The March of the Flag" Speech (1898)


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Document 20-2: Liliuokalani, Hawaii’s Story by Hawaii’s Queen (1898)


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Document 20-3: PUCK, "US President Theodore Roosevelt’s New Diplomacy, ‘Speak Softy and Carry a Big Stick’" (1901)


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Document 20-4: Alfred Bryan and Al Piantadosi, "I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier" (1915)


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Document 20-5: The Liberator, Tulsa, November 9th (1918)


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Document 20-6: Woodrow Wilson, War Aims and Peace Terms (1918)


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21. Unsettled Prosperity: From War to Depression, 1919–1932


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Resurgent Conservatism


The Red Scare


Racial Backlash


The Business of America


The Politics of Normalcy


Making a Modern Consumer Economy


Postwar Abundance


Consumer Culture


The Automobile and Suburbanization


The Politics and Culture of a Diversifying Nation


Women in a New Age


Culture Wars


The Harlem Renaissance


The Coming of the Great Depression


From Boom to Bust


Early Depression Years


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Hollywood in Europe


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Thinking Like a Historian Who Joined the Ku Klux Klan?


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Interpretations How Did Immigrants Experience America at the Turn of the Century?


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Analyzing Voices Urban Writers Describe Small-Town America LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 21 LaunchPad


Document 21-1: BARTOLOMEO VANZETTI, Last Statement to the Court of Massachusetts (1927)


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Document 21-2: CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT, Passing the Federal Suffrage Amendment (1918)


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Document 21-3: Platform of the Conference for Progressive Political Action (1924)


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Document 21-4: Billy Sunday, Get on the Water Wagon (1915)


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Document 21-5: LANGSTON HUGHES, "The Weary Blues" (1926)


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Document 21-6 | Advertising the American Dream


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22. Managing the Great Depression, Forging the New Deal, 1929–1938


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Early Responses to the Depression, 1929–1932


Enter Herbert Hoover


Rising Discontent


The 1932 Election


The New Deal Arrives, 1933–1935


Roosevelt and the First Hundred Days


The New Deal Under Attack


The Second New Deal and the Redefining of Liberalism, 1935–1938


The Welfare State Comes into Being


From Reform to Stalemate


The New Deal and American Society


A People’s Democracy


Reshaping the Environment


The New Deal and the Arts


The Legacies of the New Deal


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Economic Nationalism in the United States and Mexico


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Thinking Like a Historian The New Deal and Public Works


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Interpretations Was the New Deal a Reform or a Revolution?


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Analyzing Voices Ordinary People Respond to the New Deal LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 22 LaunchPad


Document 22-1: Herbert Hoover, Letter to Simeon Fess (1933)


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Document 22-2: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Inaugural Address (1933)


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Document 22-3: Huey Long, "Every Man a King" (1934)


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Document 22-4: Michigan Artist Alfred Castagne Sketching WPA Construction Workers (1939)


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Document 22-5: CLIFFORD K. BERRYMAN, "The Spirit of the New Deal" (1933) and


"It’s So Hard to Find a Place for You" (1935)


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Document 22-6: martha gellhorn, Field Report to Harry Hopkins (1934)


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23. The World at War, 1937–1945


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The Road to War


The Rise of Fascism


War Approaches


The Attack on Pearl Harbor


Organizing for a Global War


Financing the War


Mobilizing the American Fighting Force


Workers and the War Effort


Politics in Wartime


Life on the Home Front


"For the Duration"


Migration and the Wartime City


Japanese Removal


Fighting and Winning the War


Wartime Aims and Tensions


The War in Europe


The War in the Pacific


The Atomic Bomb and the End of the War


The Toll of the War


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context The Scales of War: Losses and Gains During World War II


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Thinking Like a Historian Mobilizing the Home Front


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Interpretations Why Did the United States Drop the Atomic Bomb on Japan?


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Analyzing Voices Women in the Wartime Workplace LaunchPad


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Document 23-1: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Annual Message to Congress on the State of the Union (1941)


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Document 23-2: Interviews with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project (2001, 2003)


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Document 23-3: Gordon Hirabayashi, Why I Refused to Register for Evacuation (1942)


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Document 23-4: LULAC NEWS, Editorial (1945)


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Document 23-5: Women’s Safety Garments (1943)


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Document 23-6: Harry Truman, Statement by the President Announcing the Use of the A-Bomb at Hiroshima (1945)


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Part 8: ?The Modern State and the Age of Liberalism, 1945–1980



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Document P8-1: NSC-68 (1950)


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Document P8-2: John D. Peurifoy, Letter to John M. Cabot, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (1953)


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Document P8-3: John F. Kennedy, Address to the United Nations General Assembly (1961)


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Document P8-4: Letters Between Lyndon Johnson and Ho Chi Minh (1967)


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Document P8-5: charles sanders, Kissinger in Africa (1976)


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Document P8-6: Iranian Demonstrators Burn an Effigy of Uncle Sam (1979)


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24. Cold War America, 1945–1963


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Containment in a Divided Global Order


Origins of the Cold War


The Containment Strategy


Containment in Asia


Cold War Liberalism


Truman and the End of Reform


Red Scare: The Hunt for Communists


The Politics of Cold War Liberalism


Containment in the Postcolonial World


The Cold War and Colonial Independence


John F. Kennedy and the Cold War


Making a Commitment in Vietnam


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Arming for the Cold War


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Thinking Like a Historian The Global Cold War


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Interpretations Why Was There a Cold War?


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Analyzing Voices Hunting Communists: The Case of Paul Robeson LaunchPad


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Document 24-1: George Kennan, "Long Telegram" to James Byrnes (1946)


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Document 24-2: Walter Lippmann, Cold War: A Study in U.S. Foreign Policy (1947)


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Document 24-3: FELIX BELAIR, JR., "United States Has Secret Sonic Weapon- Jazz" (1955)


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Document 24-4: Charlotte Oram, Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Investigations (1954)


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Document 24-5: John Foster Dulles, The Evolution of Foreign Policy (1954)


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Document 24-6: "Get the Feel of a Fallout Shelter" (c. 1950s)


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25. Triumph of the Middle Class, 1945–1963


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Postwar Prosperity and the Affluent Society


Economy: From Recovery to Dominance


A Nation of Consumers


Youth Culture


Religion and the Middle Class


The American Family in the Era of Containment


The Baby Boom


Women, Work, and Family


Challenging Middle-Class Morality


A Suburban Nation


The Postwar Housing Boom


Rise of the Sunbelt


Two Nations: Urban and Suburban


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context Hanoch Bartov: Everyone Has a Car


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Thinking Like a Historian The Suburban Landscape of Cold War America


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Interpretations Was Rock ’n’ Roll an Agent of Social Change?


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Analyzing Voices Coming of Age in the Postwar Years LaunchPad


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Document 25-1: Servicemen’s Readjustment Act (1944)


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Document 25-2: 1950s Rock and Roll Dancers (c. 1950)


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Document 25-3: Billy Graham, Our Right to Require Belief (1956)


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Document 25-4: Benjamin Spock, Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care (1946)


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Document 25-5: Comic Books and Juvenile Delinquency: Interim Report of the Committee on the Judiciary (1955)


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Document 25-6: J. R. EYERMAN, Photograph of Los Angeles Development Boom (1952) and


MALVINA REYNOLDS, Little Boxes (1962)


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26. Walking into Freedom Land: The Civil Rights Movement, 1941–1973


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The Emerging Civil Rights Struggle, 1941–1957


Life Under Jim Crow


Origins of the Civil Rights Movement


World War II: The Beginnings


Cold War Civil Rights


Mexican Americans and Japanese Americans


Fighting for Equality Before the Law


Forging a Protest Movement, 1955–1965


Nonviolent Direct Action


Legislating Civil Rights, 1963–1965


Beyond Civil Rights, 1966–1973


Black Nationalism


Urban Disorder


Rise of the Chicano Movement


The American Indian Movement


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context Freedom in the United States and Africa


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Thinking Like a Historian Civil Rights and Black Power: Strategy and Ideology


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Interpretations Was Martin Luther King Jr. a Radical or a Reformer?


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Analyzing Voices Race and Geography in the Civil Rights Era LaunchPad


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Documents from Sources for America’s History, Chapter 26 LaunchPad


Document 26-1: Lillian Smith, Killers of the Dream (1949)


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Document 26-2: Declaration of Constitutional Principles (1956)


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Document 26-3: FANNIE LOU HAMER, Testimony Before the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Convention (1964)


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Document 26-4: Malcolm X, The Ballot or the Bullet (1964)


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Document 26-5: Indians of All Tribes, Proclamation: To the Great White Father and All His People (1970)


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Document 26-6: LA RAZA PEACE MORATORIUM FLYER, (1970)


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27. Uncivil Wars: ?Liberal Crisis and Conservative Rebirth, 1961–1972


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Liberalism at High Tide


John F. Kennedy’s Promise


Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society


Rebirth of the Women’s Movement


The Vietnam War Begins


Escalation Under Johnson


Public Opinion and the War


The Student Movement


Days of Rage, 1968–1972


War Abroad, Tragedy at Home


The Antiwar Movement and the 1968 Election


The Nationalist Turn


Women’s Liberation and Black and Chicana Feminism


Stonewall and Gay Liberation


Rise of the Silent Majority


Nixon in Vietnam


The Silent Majority Speaks Out


The 1972 Election


Chapter Review


LearningCurve LaunchPad


America in Global Context The Global Protests of 1968


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Thinking Like a Historian Debating the War in Vietnam


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Interpretations What Are the Origins of 1960s Feminism?


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Analyzing Voices The Toll of War LaunchPad


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Document 27-1: Lyndon Baines Johnson, The Great Society (1964)


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Document 27-2: John Kerry, Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1971)


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Document 27-3: JOHN OLSON, Women’s Rights March (1970)


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Document 27-4: Cesar Chavez, Letter from Delano (1969)


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Document 27-5: Barry Goldwater, Acceptance Speech at the Republican National Convention (1964)


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28. The Search for Order in an Era of Limits, 1973–1980


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An Era of Limits


Energy Crisis


Environmentalism


Economic Transformation


Urban Crisis and Suburban Revolt


Politics in Flux, 1973–1980


Watergate and the Fall of a President


Jimmy Carter: The Outsider as President


Reform and Reaction in the 1970s


Civil Rights in a New Era


The Women’s Movement and Gay Rights


After the Warren Court


The American Family on Trial


Working Families in the Age of Deindustrialization


Navigating the Sexual Revolution


Religion in the 1970s: The Fourth Great Awakening


Chapter Review


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America in Global Context Economic Malaise in the Seventies


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Thinking Like a Historian The Environmental Movement: Reimagining the Human-Earth Relationship


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Interpretations Why Did the Postwar Boom Bust in the 1970s?


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Analyzing Voices Debating the Equal Rights Amendment LaunchPad


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Document 28-1: JOSEPH FARRIS, "Let OPEC Tighten the Screws. The Larned A. Corys are Ready." (1979)


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Document 28-2: Robert Howard, Youngstown Fights Back (1979)


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Document 28-3: Supreme Court Decision in Roe v. Wade (1973)


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Document 28-4: Phyllis Schlafly, Statement Opposing the ERA (1977)


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Document 28-5: Jimmy Carter, The Crisis of Confidence (1979)


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Document 28-6: CHRISTIANITY TODAY, An Interview with the Lone Ranger of American Fundamentalism (1981)


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Part 9: ?Globalization and the End of the American Century, 1980 to the Present



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Document P9-1: Irving Kristol, Two Cheers for Capitalism (1978)


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Document P9-2: LeRoy Mcclelland Sr., Interview with Bill Barry (2006)


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Document P9-3: Bill Clinton, Remarks on Signing the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (1993)


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Document P9-4: Charles Fishman, The Wal-Mart You Don’t Know (2003)


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Document P9-5: Kevin Clarke, Outsourcing Around (2004)


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Document P9-6: SHANNON STAPLETON, Fast Food Workers Rally for Higher Wages (2015)


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29. Conservative America in the Ascent, 1980–1991


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The Rise of the New Right


Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan: Champions of the Right


Free-Market Economics and Religious Conservatism


The Carter Presidency


The Dawning of the Conservative Age


The Reagan Coalition


Conservatives in Power


Morning in America


The End of the Cold War


U.S.-Soviet Relations in a New Era


A New Political Order at Home and Abroad


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America in Global Context Yoichi Funabashi: "Japan and America: Global Partners"


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Thinking Like a Historian Personal Computing: A Technological Revolution


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Interpretations How Conservative Was the Reagan Presidency?


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Analyzing Voices Christianity and Public Life LaunchPad


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Document 29-1: Ronald Reagan, Remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference Dinner (1981)


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Document 29-2: David Stockman, The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution Failed (1986)


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Document 29-3: Wall Street (1987)


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Document 29-4: Robert J. Henle, The Great Deception: What We Are Told About Central America (1986)


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Document 29-5: Jesse Jackson, Common Ground and Common Sense (1988)


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Document 29-6: DON EMMERT, A Navy A-7 Corsair Jet is Pulled Down Broadway (1991)


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Chapter 30


Confronting Global and National Dilemmas, 1989 to the Present


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America in the Global Economy


The Rise of the European Union and China


An New Era of Globalization


Revolutions in Technology


Politics and Partisanship in a Contentious Era


An Increasingly Plural Society


Clashes over "Family Values"


Bill Clinton and the New Democrats


Post–Cold War Foreign Policy


Into a New Century


The Ascendance of George W. Bush


Violence Abroad and Economic Collapse at Home


Reform and Stalemate in the Obama Years


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America in Global Context Global Trade, 1960–2009


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Thinking Like a Historian Globalization: Its Proponents and Its Discontents


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Interpretations Can Historians Write the History of Current Events?


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Analyzing Voices Immigration after 1965: Its Defenders and Critics LaunchPad


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Document 30-1: Alesha Daughtrey, Interview by April Eaton (2000)


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Document 30-2: California Proposition 187 (1994)


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Document 30-3: Madeleine Albright, Realism and Idealism in American Foreign Policy Today (1994)


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Document 30-4: George W. Bush, Address to Congress (2001)


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Document 30-5: Barack Obama, A More Perfect Union (2008)


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Document 30-6: JAKE GREEN, Trump Protests-Michigan (2017)


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